Tractor-trailer fire closes LIE service road

Jericho and Hicksville firefighters extinguished a truck fire Jericho and Hicksville firefighters extinguished a truck fire on the North Service Road of the Long Island Expressway in Jericho. (March 28, 2013) Photo Credit: Kevin Imm

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An early morning tractor-trailer fire briefly closed the north service road of the Long Island Expressway along the Locust Grove-Jericho border Thursday, police said.

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Nassau County police said the incident was reported at 5:55 a.m. and said it closed the service road between Robbins Lane and Exit 41, Route 106-107, until about 6:35 a.m.

Pictures from the scene show the truck, with a dump-truck style trailer carrier, with a fire near the rear right side of the trailer. Firefighters from Hicksville responded to the scene and doused the blaze.

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